Unlike Elected PMs, Prayuth To Retain Full Power Until Vote

Unlike Elected PMs, Prayuth To Retain Full Power Until Vote

By Teeranai Charuvastra, Staff Reporter

 

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Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks to reporters Jan. 22, 2019.

 

BANGKOK — The government on Thursday rejected calls for junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha to step down in the weeks leading up to the election.

 

Instead of serving as a caretaker prime minister with limited power – as has been the case when governments call general elections – Gen. Prayuth will continue to wield his authority as the sovereign leader until voters go to the polls March 24.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics/2019/01/24/unlike-elected-pms-prayuth-to-retain-full-power-until-vote/

 

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